- Cida attended Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
- She attended the San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Basic Academy and received the P.O.S.T Certificate.
- From the University of Nevada – Reno, she received a Certificate of Professional Development in Surveillance Operations and Management.
- Cida loves to write and has published a few poems. She loves to read intense action novels, “blood and guts” novels are her favorite.
- She loves to cook and enjoys growing her own herbs.